CES 2020

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CES 2020 – in hindsight

Looking back at this year’s landmark tech tradeshow
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How Panasonic helped Disney bring Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge experiences to life

Disney developed new projection systems with the help of Panasonic technology that was not yet on the market – ultimately creating an experience unlike anything seen before.
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Panasonic gears up Olympic technology for Tokyo 2020

Panasonic has been a part of The Olympic Partner Programme for over 30 years. Learn how our technology will power the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Speaker bios

Learn more about our featured speakers, who will be leading insightful discussions during our exclusive Panasonic tech talks.
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Meet This Year's #PanasonicCES Influencers

David and Sara will be sharing everything you need to know about the technologies that move us live from the CES show floor.
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Innovation Stage Schedule

11:00 AM (PST)

Creating More Personal and Unforgettable Experiences

How Panasonic projection technologies are helping to create a more personalized, accessible and engaging experience for visitors to the Panasonic Olympic & Paralympic Musuem.


Joe Conover

National Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Development
Panasonic Systems Solution Company North America


Christopher Liedel

Chief Executive Officer,
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

12:00 PM (PST)

The Road to Zero Fatalities

A look at the real-world deployments of connected vehicle technology and how we're on the verge of a major revolution in transportation.


Chris Armstrong

VP, CIRRUS, V2X, Smart Mobility


Blaine Leonard

Transportation Tech Engineer, Utah Department of Transportation

2:00 PM (PST)

Discipline, Passion & Patience – Pursuing Excellence in Karate and in Life

Karate is more than just a sport. It's a lifestyle. Now, as a first-time Olympic Event, learn what it takes to achieve excellence in this incredible martial art.


Maria Rohrer

Director, Marketing & Communications
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America


Sakura Kokumai

Team Panasonic Athlete, 6 Time USA National Karate Champion

3:00 PM (PST)

Team Panasonic and the Partnership to Empower the Next Generation

The rise of personal brands and the quest to use one's platform to effectively "give back" and make positive change in the world.


Lauren Sallata

Chief Marketing Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America


Michael Phelps

Team Panasonic Captain, Olympic legend, and Founder of the Michael Phelps Foundation

4:00 PM (PST)

Conventional Onboard Entertainment? That Ship Has Sailed.

How Panasonic Immersive technologies are redefining the cruise ship experience.


Joe Conover

National Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Panasonic Systems Solution Company North America


Chad Singleton

Production Manager, Entertainment Experience Princess Cruises

Matt DeJohn

Visual Effects Specialist, Entertainment Experience Princess Cruises

5:00 PM (PST)

Flying Taxis? Uber Air is Closer Than You Think.

How mobility trends and user preferences are changing the face of transportation.


Tavis Szeto

Director, Mobility & Technology Panasonic Industrial


Eric Allison

Head of Elevate, Uber Technologies, Inc.

10:00 AM (PST)

The Only TRULY Smart Home is a Healthy One

The importance of healthy homes in the smart home space, and how millennials are driving these trends.


Russell Pope

Development Manager, Panasonic Life Solutions North America


Sara Gutterman

Co-Founder and CEO, Green Builder Media

10:30 AM (PST)

Why Does an Audiophile Expect Great Sound on the Move?

The story behind the sound and the fury of an iconic audio brand as they transition into a new space.


David Kroll

Group Manager Panasonic Automotive System Company of America


Mark Casavant

Senior Vice President Brand and Business Development, Klipsch

11:00 AM (PST)

Making STEM Education Gender Neutral

There is a growing gap between the skills required by employers and the training of the current workforce. Learn how purpose driven companies and passionate advocates are trying to close that gap and train students for the jobs of tomorrow.


Alejandra Ceja

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Giving, Panasonic Foundation


Katie Ledecky

Team Panasonic Athlete, Olympic Champion, and STEM Education Advocate

12:00 PM (PST)

Lumix at the movies: A powerhouse weapon for Hollywood 

How digital imaging technology is reshaping what's possible for today's cinematographers


Matt Frazer

Business Development Manager, Panasonic Lumix


David C. Smith

Director of Photography, CEO and Creator of DrivingPlates.com, LLC

1:00 PM (PST)

How Connectivity is Changing the Face of Utility & Commercial Fleet Work

OneConnect and how being connected IS & Will change work going forward (Commercial trends)


David Taylor

Executive Director, Product Strategy & Business Development, Panasonic Automotive System Company of America


John Bautista

President, TROPOS Motors

2:30 PM (PST)

A Macro View of Micromobility

Growth of eBikes, Micromobility and the Why UL Certification is important:  "The World Runs on Trust"


Derek Arciniaga

Senior Manager, Sales Panasonic


Ibrahim Jilani

Product Safety Director, Underwriters Laboratories Consumer Technology

3:00 PM (PST)

The Future of Urban Mobility

A look at how technology is driving transformational change in transportation in America's cities and on our major highways.


Tavis Szeto

Director, Mobility & Technology Panasonic Industrial


Bruce Baumgartner

Vice President of Procurement & Strategic Partnerships, Zoox

3:30 PM (PST)

Tackling the Food Retail Last Mile Challenge

How customer expectations and disruptive technologies have combined to re-imagine the food retail industry.


Tim Figge

CEO, Hussmann Corporation


Curt Avallone

Chief Business Officer Takeoff Technologies, Inc.

4:00 PM (PST)

Driving the Future of In-vehicle Entertainment

A look at the future of IVI & Panasonic's ongoing role in Connected Entertainment Enablement (IVI HUD Trends).


Andrew Poliak

Vice President, Panasonic Automotive System Company of America


Sean Gibbons

Vice President, Sirius XM

11:00 AM (PST)

No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision

Overcoming challenges to realize your dreams, and helping others do the same. One incredible athlete's inspiring story.


Lauren Sallata

Chief Marketing Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America


Lex Gillette

Team Panasonic Athlete, Paralympic Champion, Motivational Speaker

2:00 PM (PST)

Lumix and EVA1: A match made in filmmaker heaven

How digital imaging technology is reshaping what's possible for today's cinematographers


Matt Frazier

Business Development Manager – Panasonic Lumix


Carissa Dorson

Director of Photography